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Man pleads not guilty to charges

from June crash that injured six

A?44-year-old Lac du Flambeau man, charged with intoxicated use of a vehicle, causing great bodily harm, and 12 other charges following a one-vehicle accident in June, was bound over and entered a plea of not guilty in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Richard G. Allen was allegedly driving a vehicle at more than 100 miles per hour, with four girls in the backseat, when it crashed into several trees June 28 in Lac du Flambeau. Six people were injured in the crash, including one person who was taken by helicopter to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

A pretrial conference for Allen was set for Aug. 20 at 11:30 a.m.

In other felony cases, Dexter R. Warren, 42, of Milwaukee, pleaded no contest to a charge of delivery of schedule I or II narcotics as part of a plea agreement, averting a scheduled jury trial. He was found guilty, with a repeater deleted from the charge. Two charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine, and a charge of delivery of a schedule I or II narcotic, were dismissed.

A presentence investigation was ordered and Warren’s sentencing was set for Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. Warren was arrested following the execution of a search warrant at 371 Tomahawk Circle in Lac du Flambeau Jan. 5.

Matthew J. Plewa, 19, of Minocqua, pleaded no contest and was found guilty to two counts of burglary of a building or dwelling in a plea agreement. Seven other charges of misdemeanor theft and burglary of a building or dwelling were dismissed, but will be read in at sentencing.

A presentence investigation was ordered and Plewa’s sentencing was set for Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. Plewa’s case is being consolidated with charges in Oneida County, where he pleaded no contest to two charges and three others were dismissed. Plewa was involved in a string of burglaries in Minocqua and Lac du Flambeau between March 15, 2012, and May 16, 2012. The list of items taken  from residences included jewelry, wildlife mounts, guns, tools, alcohol, money and sporting goods.

Joshua M. Shultz, 23, of Rosholt, charged with operating a motor vehicle without the owners consent, had an initial appearance adjourned to July 22 at 10 a.m. The defendant told the court last week that he wants an attorney. According to the complaint, Schultz allegedly took a 2002 Honda from another person without the owner’s consent and crashed the vehicle into a tree June 22 in Arbor Vitae.

Scott M. Quiroz, 23, of Sayner, pleaded no contest and was found guilty of battery of a peace officer, resisting an officer and misdemeanor bail jumping in a plea agreement. Charges of discharging fluids at a public safety officer, disorderly conduct and two counts of misdemeanor bail jumping were dismissed, but will be read in at sentencing.

In addition, Quiroz pleaded no contest and was found guilty to felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping June 8 in the town of Plum Lake for being intoxicated and in a tavern. Two other charges of misdemeanor bail jumping were dismissed. A presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing was set for Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.

Jennifer L. Janny, 38, of Land O’ Lakes, charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, fourth offense in five years, and operating a motor vehicle while revoked, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 5 at 9:30 a.m. According to the complaint, Janny was driving a vehicle that veered off the roadway and into the ditch on Big Portage Lake Road July 1 in Land O’ Lakes. Officers allegedly found an open container of vodka in the vehicle and she was subsequently arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated.

Casey Ray Patras, 38, of Ribbondale, Iowa, charged with computer crime, destroying data, had a pretrial conference and a plea/sentencing hearing set for Aug. 27 at 11:30 a.m. According to the complaint, Patras allegedly removed data from a computer owned by Rock Island Environmental Service in Eagle River Jan. 22, 2012. The owner of the company said it cost about $3,700 to reconstruct and reorganize the deleted files.

Jabri J. Aubrey Griffin, 18, of Milwaukee, charged with manufacturing/delivery of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, manufacturing/delivery of heroin, possession with intent to deliver heroin and felony bail jumping, pleaded not guilty and a pretrial conference was set for Aug. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Her bond was modified from $15,000 cash to $5,000 cash, with the conditions that she reside with her grandparents and that she is on premises of their property 24 hours a day unless she is with her grandparents.

Adam P. Diver, 29, of Lac du Flambeau, pleaded no contest and was found guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He was fined $505 and a drug abuse surcharge of $189 for a total of $694. He must pay $50 a month starting Aug. 1. He was originally charged with possession of marijuana, second and subsequent offense, Nov. 30, 2012.

Glenn J. Miller, 39, of Lac du Flambeau, pleaded no contest and was found guilty to fourth-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while revoked. A repeater enhancer was dropped from both charges in the plea agreement.

Miller was sentenced to two years, six months in the Wisconsin Prison System on the operating while intoxicated conviction. He also was sentenced to three years extended supervision. He was sentenced to nine months in the county jail on the operating while revoked conviction, but that sentence will be concurrent with the prison sentence. He received credit for 73 days served.

Conditions of Miller’s extended supervision include: no taverns; no driving unless licensed; any treatment deemed necessary by the agent; fined $2,500; driver’s license revoked for 36 months; ignition interlock device for 36 months; and get an alcohol assessment. He is eligible for CIP and SAP after 20 months of confinement.

Shawn R. Jacques, 25, of Rhinelander, charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, had a plea and sentencing hearing set for Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. According to the complaint, Jacques was stopped by law enforcement officers in Arbor Vitae Nov. 30, 2012, for having a loud exhaust on his vehicle. K-9 Goro alerted on the vehicle and officers allegedly found marijuana in three cracker boxes inside the vehicle. Officers also learned there were drug-related messages, both sent and received, on his cell phone, which was confiscated through a search warrant.

Lindsey M. Bauman, 30, of Lac du Flambeau, was sentenced to one year, one month in the Wisconsin Prison System during a sentencing hearing on revocation. She had been placed on probation Sept. 1, 2011, on a conviction of manufacturing or delivery of a prescription drug. According to court documents, Bauman smoked marijuana and used heroin April 4, possessed drug paraphernalia and possessed heroin April 18 to April 19, and hid from law enforcement April 19, all violations of her probation. She received credit for 241 days served and also was sentenced to two years six months of extended supervision.

Rosalind K. Mann, 21, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with physical abuse of a child, intentionally causing bodily harm, and disorderly conduct, was bound over after probable cause was found she had committed a crime. She pleaded not guilty and a pretrial conference was set for Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. According to the complaint, Mann allegedly hit a 17-year-old female Sept. 9, 2012. in Lac du Flambeau.

Rosanne Peterson, 50, of Lac du Flambeau, was sentenced to six months in the county jail at a sentencing hearing on revocation and was fined $2,945. She originally pleaded no contest and was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, fourth offense in five years. Charges of operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration and operating a motor vehicle while revoked were dismissed in the plea agreement. Her sentence was withheld and she was placed on probation for 36 months.

Heather F. Mann, 24, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer Feb. 7 in Lac du Flambeau, was bound over and pleaded not guilty. A pretrial conference was set for Aug. 20 at 11:45 a.m.

According to the complaint witnesses, Quiroz was out of control and attempted to tackle a responding law enforcement officer May 12 in Sayner. A motion to withdraw the pleas was denied and the bond was continued.

Robert D. Wolfe, 28, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with substantial battery and misdemeanor battery Oct. 22, 2012, and felony bail jumping and disorderly conduct Feb. 10, 2013, had a jury trial scheduled for Sept. 18 at 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 2:39 PM
 

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